It’s not just India + China pushing for fake free trade – even our allies do it. Of coure, none of those countries have free trade – especially Japan. All of them are restrictive and impose heavy tarriffs on the US.

The world sees the US as a big cookie jar to be taken advantage of.

Most of those “scholars” of course, are communists pushing free trade.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Biden-s-Asia-policy/Biden-urged-to-ditch-bilateralism-by-scholars-in-Europe-US-and-Japan